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Get ready to rock – Fishers Gig turns 21

Get ready to rock – Fishers Gig turns 21

Fisher’s Gig turns 21 this year and what’s a coming-of-age party without great music. The Fisher’s Gig heats will be held on Saturday, July 28 at Greg Percival Community Centre, Ingleburn, with 10 acts vying for a spot at Campbelltown’s party of the year – Fisher’s Gig. Members of the community can buy tickets to the all ages event and help decide the acts that will go on to perform at Fisher’s Gig on Saturday, November 3. Fisher’s Gig is part of the annual Festival of Fisher’s Ghost and provides a platform for young performers, aged 12 to 24, to display their… Read more »

Exercise is the best medicine for cancer patients

Exercise is the best medicine for cancer patients

Cancer patients from the Macarthur region have a new weapon in their arsenal to fight cancer – the benefits of exercise. Patients are experiencing better health and wellbeing and improving their chances of survival thanks to two exercise programs offered through the Macarthur Cancer Therapy Centre at Campbelltown Hospital. The ENRICHing Survivorship and the Active Survivor Programs support the recently launched Clinical Oncology Society of Australia (COSA) position statement on exercise in cancer care. Dr Diana Adams, the senior staff specialist of medical oncology at Macarthur Cancer Therapy Centre, said the evidence backed position statement called for exercise to be… Read more »

E-waste drop off chance to clear your TV, computer and printer clutter

If you find yourself with old computers, televisions and printers cluttering up the house, then the household e-waste drop off event could be just what you need. Residents can recycle their old electronic equipment free of charge by dropping it off at Campbelltown City Council’s household e-waste drop off event early next month. Electronic items, especially televisions and computers, contain a mix of valuable resources such as gold, steel, copper, zinc, aluminium and brass, all of which can be recycled. Televisions and computers also contain hazardous materials such as lead, mercury and cadmium, which can also be recycled, but require… Read more »

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The Fat Controllers are vying for a spot in Fisher's Gig

Get ready to rock – Fishers Gig turns 21

Fisher’s Gig turns 21 this year and what’s a coming-of-age party without great music. The Fisher’s Gig heats will be held on Saturday, July 28 at Greg Percival Community Centre, Ingleburn, with 10 acts vying for a spot at Campbelltown’s party of the year – Fisher’s Gig. Members of theRead more »

Exercise can save lives

Exercise is the best medicine for cancer patients

Cancer patients from the Macarthur region have a new weapon in their arsenal to fight cancer – the benefits of exercise. Patients are experiencing better health and wellbeing and improving their chances of survival thanks to two exercise programs offered through the Macarthur Cancer Therapy Centre at Campbelltown Hospital. TheRead more »

Youth Solutions Celebrating the Greats of the 80s charity fundraising night on July 28.,

Youth Solutions salute to 1980s fashion and music

Turn on your crimpers and dust off your cummerbunds and ruffle frocks because Youth Solutions will be celebrating the greats of the 80s next month. The big annual fundraising event for Youth Solutions on Saturday, July 28 at The Cube in Campbelltown Catholic Club will be a fun celebration ofRead more »

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Movies to swimming classes put fun in winter school holidays

It may be chilly outside but that’s no reason for school kids to get bored during the winter school holidays, between July 7 and 22. Campbelltown City Council’s winter school holiday program offers a variety of activities for children and teens, from movies and cooking classes in libraries to inflatableRead more »

Koshigaya Park will look more like a northern hemisphere winter wonderland.

Coming soon: giant ice rink in the heart of Campbelltown

One of our great parks is about to be transformed – temporarily – into the home of the biggest ice rink in the Sydney metropolitan area. Popular Koshigaya Park, located in the heart of the Campbelltown central business district, is set to become a stunning winter wonderland during the JulyRead more »

Blair Athol Bush Adventure.

Blair Athol bush adventure sounds like a lot of outdoor fun

If you and your family enjoy the outdoors you’ll love Blair Athol Bush Adventure this weekend. This kid friendly event which celebrates the local wildlife will be on at John Kidd Reserve from 12 noon to 3.30pm, this Saturday, June 23. Blair Athol Bush Adventure is run by National ParksRead more »

Harrington Forest Frolic

Harrington Forest Frolic: wildlife adventure in our own backyard

The Harrington Forest Frolic on June 16 will offer locals a wildlife adventure right here in the heart of the Macarthur region. It’s part of the National Parks Association’s Bush Mates project run in collaboration with Camden Council, which aims to get people in new housing developments connected to theirRead more »

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